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Below is a list of resources on cerebral palsy. Some of this research was used in the making of this website, and others are articles which may be of additional interest to researchers and others. If access to the material is not public, try contacting a local university or library to see if they can provide free access to the material.

“About Cerebral Palsy.” Cerebral Palsy Alliance.


Amankwah, Nana, et al. “Cerebral Palsy in Canada, 2011–2031: Results of a Microsimulation Modelling Study of epidemiological and Cost Impacts.” Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, vol. 40, no. 2, 2020, pp. 25-37.


Cans, Christine. “Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe: A Collaboration of Cerebral Palsy Surveys and Registers.” Developmental medicine and child neurology, vol. 42, no. 12, 2000, pp. 816-824. doi: 10.1017/S0012162200001511


“CP Frequently Asked Questions.” Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia.


Davies, T. Claire, et al. “Youth with Cerebral Palsy with Differing Upper Limb Abilities: How Do They Access Computers?” Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 91, 2010, pp. 1952-1956. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.08.013


Gannotti, Mary E., “Commentary on ‘Psychological Morbidity Among Adults with Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida’: How Can We Support Adults with Cerebral Palsy or Spina Bifida to Achieve Better Psychological Outcomes?” Psychological Medicine, vol. 51, 2021, pp. 702–703.


Horwood, Linda, et al. “Health-related Quality of Life in Canadian Children with Cerebral Palsy: What Role Does Sleep Play?” Sleep Medicine, vol. 54, 2019, pp. 213-222.


Kawamura A, Makino A, McLeod S; Canadian Paediatric Society, Developmental Paediatrics Section. Comprehensive care of the ambulatory child with cerebral palsy (GMFCS I and II): A Canadian perspective. Posted September 2020. For a wealth of information on child and youth health and well-being, visit:


LaForme Fiss, A., et al. “Family Ecology of Young Children with Cerebral Palsy.” Child: Care, Health and Development, vol. 40, no. 4, 2013, pp. 562–571. doi:10.1111/cch.12062


Lindsay, Sally, & Amy C. McPherson. “Experiences of Social Exclusion and Bullying at School Among Children and Youth with Cerebral Palsy.” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 34, no. 2, 2012, pp. 101-109, doi: 10.3109/09638288.2011.587086


Livingston, Michael H., et al. “Exploring Issues of Participation Among Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: What's Important to Them?” Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, vol. 31, no. 3, 2011, pp. 275-287. doi:10.3109/01942638.2011.565866


McPhee, Patrick G., et al. “Fatigue and its Relationship with Physical Activity, Age, and Body Composition in Adults with Cerebral Palsy.” Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, vol. 59, 2017, pp. 367-373.  doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13306


Oskoui, Maryam, et al. “Variation in Cerebral Palsy Profile by Socio-economic Status.” Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, vol. 58, 2016, pp. 160-166. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12808


Palisano, Robert J., et al. “Mobility Experiences of Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy.” Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, vol. 29, no. 2, 2009, pp. 133-153. doi: 10.1080/01942630902784746


Rosenbaum, Peter et al. “The Definition and Classification of Cerebral Palsy April 2006.” Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, vol. 49, 2007, pp. 8-14.


Rosenbaum, Peter, and Rosenbloom, Lewis. Cerebral Palsy: From Diagnosis to Adult Life. Mac Keith Press, 2012. E-book.


Shevell, Michael. “Cerebral Palsy to Cerebral Palsy Spectrum Disorder: Time for a Name Change?” Neurology, vol. 92, no. 5, 2019, pp. 233-235. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000006747


Stewart, Debra A., et al. “Social Participation of Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: Trade-offs and Choices.” Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. vol. 32, no. 2, 2012, pp. 167-179. doi: 10.3109/01942638.2011.631100


Wiart, Lesley, et al. “Parents’ Perspectives on Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Goals for Children with Cerebral Palsy.” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 32, no. 3, 2010, pp. 248-258, doi: 10.3109/09638280903095890

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